Merchandise Manager Men's Underwear

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 7 days ago
Job Description
About the Company
ABOUT THE COMPANY:
\nPVH Corp.
\nWith a history going back over 130 years, PVH has excelled at growing brands and businesses with rich American heritages, becoming one of the largest global apparel companies. We have over 30,000 associates operating in over 40 countries with over $8 billion in revenues. We own the iconic Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Van Heusen, IZOD, ARROW, Speedo*, Warners and Olga brands and market a variety of goods under these and other nationally and internationally known owned and licensed brands.
\nPVH Europe
\nPVH Europe is home to the global headquarters of Tommy Hilfiger and the European offices of Calvin Klein. The company is founded on a dynamic and fast-paced work environment thats fueled by passion, creativity and an entrepreneurial spirit.
\nTommy Hilfiger
\nTommy Hilfiger is one of the worlds leading designer lifestyle brands, internationally recognized for celebrating the essence of classic American cool style. Founded in 1985, Tommy Hilfiger delivers premium styling, quality and value to consumers worldwide with a breadth of collections including Hilfiger Collection, Tommy Hilfiger Tailored, mens, womens and kids sportswear, Tommy Hilfiger Denim, accessories, and footwear. In addition, the brand is licensed for a range of products, including fragrances, eyewear, watches and home furnishings. Tommy Hilfiger, which was acquired by PVH Corp. in 2010, has more than 17,000 associates worldwide and an extensive distribution network in over 115 countries and 1,600 retail stores. Global retail sales of the Tommy Hilfiger brand were US $6.5 billion in 2015.
\nCalvin Klein
\nCalvin Klein is a global lifestyle brand that exemplifies bold, progressive ideals and a seductive, and often minimal, aesthetic. We seek to thrill and inspire our audience while using provocative imagery and striking designs to ignite the senses.
\nFounded in 1968 by Calvin Klein and his business partner Barry Schwartz, we have built our reputation as a leader in American fashion through our clean aesthetic and innovative designs. Global retail sales of Calvin Klein products exceed $8 billion in 2015 and were distributed in [over] 110 countries. Calvin Klein employs over 10,000 associates globally. In 2003, we were acquired by PVH Corp., one of the largest apparel companies in the world.
\n*The Speedo brand is licensed for North America and the Caribbean in perpetuity from Speedo International Limited.

Department Information
DEPARTMENT INFORMATION:
\nTommy Hilfiger Underwear is a highly successful division at PVH Europe with huge opportunity for further growth. The divisions strategy going forward is to gain further leadership positioning, with focus on developing further the underwear and lifestyle business, amongst others through creating a bespoke underwear collection targeting the Global market.
\nThis division consists of the following teams:
\n\nMerchandising Responsible for the creation, planning and implementation of a successful product strategy which meets the territory specific product requirements and delivers on sales, productivity and margin targets
\nDesign responsible for the creation of the concept, colors direction, product and qualities of the fabrications to drive the business growth
\nPlanning Drivers of the demand forecasting process, and responsible for placing and tracking buys for the full price businesses
\nBusiness Operations The interface between the division, central ops and finance, ensuring that all divisional and financial targets are achieved
\nSales Ensure effective and consistent communication between division, country sales and retail. Supports the presentation of collections to country sales teams and key accounts
\nSourcing drives the development process of product made for the European market. Working closely with Merchandising, factories and planning teams in order to deliver high-quality, profitable collections on-time to market
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Position Description
POSITION DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
\nThis is a management role responsible for the creation and implementation of a global product collection in the sports lifestyle category across mens and womens.
\nThe position reports directly into the Senior Manager and is the key global product creation representative for all full price channels. The role encompasses the creation of seasonal product merchandising plans which include both replenishment and seasonal product. A strong knowledge of the product requirements for each global market and making sure that these requirements translate into product is key. Since this position is a crucial connecting function between the different departments in the development and merchandising process, the candidate must possess very strong creative and analytical skills. He or she will also have great communication, negotiation and influencing skills, not only in order to deliver an on-target collection that will drive sales, but also to ensure synergies between all divisions are being maximized.
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